More Snider-Enfield Model P/53 Converted to Type II:
 


 
 


        Mk I* sight and action closed.
        (photos courtesy Jean Plamondon, Military Guns Photo Gallery)


        Bolt open on a Mk I*
 
 
 


    Mk II**, the last of the conversion rifles.  When the need arose
    for additional arms, Sniders were scratch built.  These latter
    rifles are MK IIIs and have a positive locking latch and barrels
    marked "STEEL"
 


 


 


 
 


From a Type II British Enfield Snider
 


From a Type II "Dominion of Canada" marked rifle
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Revised October 5, 1999